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Symplocos adenopus Hance


Description from Flora of China

Dicalix adenopus (Hance) Migo; D. oligophlebius Migo; Symplocos adenopus var. vestita Huang & Y. F. Wu; S. glomerata King ex C. B. Clarke subsp. glomerata var. adenopus (Hance) Nooteboom; S. mairei H. Léveillé; S. myriadena Merrill; S. prainii H. Léveillé.

Shrubs or small trees. Buds and young branchlets tomentose but sometimes only towards apex, glabrescent. Petiole 0.5--1.8 cm, marginal ridges densely glandular dentate; leaf blade elliptic-ovate to ovate, 5--16 X 2--6 cm, papery, abaxially appressed pilose to tomentose, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin glandular dentate with 6--12 glands per cm, apex acuminate, lateral veins 6--14 pairs and adaxially impressed. Inflorescences a glomerule; bracts and bractlets tomentose at least towards apex; bracts suborbicular, 2--3 mm in diam., margin with large glands; bractlets elliptic, ca. 2 mm, margin with smaller glands than on bract margin. Ovary 0.5--1 mm, glabrous. Calyx lobes semi-orbicular, 1.5--2 mm, glabrous but sometimes margin ciliate. Corolla 3--5 mm. Stamens 20--50. Disc cylindrical, 0.5--1 mm, glabrous. Drupes cylindrical, 8--13 X 2.5--3 mm, apex with persistent erect calyx lobes. Fl. Nov-Dec, fr. Jul-Aug.

* Mixed forests; 500--1800 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Yunnan.


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